The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.15% 1.05% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.43% 5.45% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £26,200 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.97% 19.23% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 28
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £70,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) SaaS
6 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (52.94%) MCSA
6 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) Project Management
10 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
11 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 2 (11.76%) VPN
12 2 (11.76%) DNS
12 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
12 2 (11.76%) LAN
12 2 (11.76%) WAN
12 2 (11.76%) DHCP
12 2 (11.76%) ISEB
12 2 (11.76%) Citrix

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
2 2 (11.76%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (52.94%) MCITP
1 9 (52.94%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco